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Malibu's marijuana farmers market has a vape bar and gourmet pot-infused foods

Emerald Exchange, which held its inaugural event on a Malibu beach last month, gives new meaning to the "farmers market" concept.

 

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A select group of marijuana entrepreneurs and farmers offered their wares. They hailed mostly from Mendocino County, a region known for its marijuana cultivation.

 

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There was something for everyone, including small-batch, sun-grown weed from sustainable marijuana farm Prema Flora — sold in Mason jars, no less.

 

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Deviant Dabs, a marijuana concentrates company that produces small-batch waxes and oils, uses packaging that wouldn't look out of place in a high-end cosmetics store.

 

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Founder Megan Champion, who also helped launch the Emerald Exchange, began selling her products a few months ago. She hopes the event will help her shape the brand as she gains mainstream traction.

Source: L.A. Weekly

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Foria Pleasure rode into the event in style. The startup makes marijuana-infused lubes and suppositories that can supposedly relieve menstrual discomfort.

 

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Foria handed out samples of its lube, Foria Pleasure, which contains 150 milligrams of tetrahydrocannabinol, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

 

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A sort of barter system took hold. When a cofounder of Shine On Farms, a Mendocino County operation that grows organic produce and cannabis, received a bushel of apples from another vendor, she offered to trade him fresh veggies.

Source: L.A. Weekly

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Visitors wishing to partake had to present a state-issued ID and medical marijuana card at the entrance. Vaporizer company Firefly provided devices to sample.

Source: Mary Jane

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A DJ kept the market moving as the sun dipped beyond the horizon.

 

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A dinner prepared by Chef Joshua Fisher included teaspoons of THC extract for anyone who wanted to get high while enjoying their meal of baba ganoush, grilled veggies, and venison.

A dinner prepared by Chef Joshua Fisher included teaspoons of THC extract for anyone who wanted to get high while enjoying their meal of baba ganoush, grilled veggies, and venison.
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That's one way to end the day.

 

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